Where To Find The Luck of the Irish In Boston
Are you looking for options on St. Patrick’s Day in Greater Boston? Here’s a roundup of selected pubs, bars and restaurants serving up Irish fare and some festivities on Thursday and into the weekend. There are many other quality pubs throughout the area that always serve great food and drinks with live Irish music every day. Let us know your favorite!
Boston Back Bay
Poe’s Kitchen @ The Rattlesnake – This week’s holiday menu features Oysters Stout and Gaelic Mixed Grill.
Cuffs @ Back Bay Hotel – Luxury lodging provides the unique Irish pub which will feature Beef & Oxtail Irish Stew, Coddle or a Toastie. A pricier way to spend the day.
Boston Beacon Hill
Emmet’s Pub – “Modern” Irish tunes spun by a DJ and charging a cover up to $10. Always serving Irish food & touting terrific Irish coffee.
Boston Financial District
Mr. Dooley’s Tavern – Opens at 9AM. Live Irish music starts at 2PM. Famous for their Traditional Irish Breakfasts.
Lansdowne Pub – Live music all day starting at Noon. No cover. Always serving traditional Irish dishes.
Boston Govt. Center
The Kinsale – Corned Beef & Cabbage dinner with Potato Leek soup and Chocolate Stout Cake. Live music from Noon – 2AM.
Tamo @ The Seaport Hotel – Irish & Maritime (i.e. drinking songs) music without a cover. Mini-corned beef & cabbage rolls or the full sized meal among the specials offered in this utterly non-Irish establishment.
Grafton Street @ Harvard Square – Corned Beef & Cabbage, Shepherd’s Pie, Guiness Beef Stew and Grilled Wild Salmon round out the holiday menu. Open until 2AM.
The Haven – Scottish bar hosting a Guiness vs. Bellhaven Stout Challenge, serving Corned Beef & Cabbage sandwiches with Guiness Bread Pudding, with live music including bagpipes for that Scottish flair.
Thirsty Scholar – Corned Beef & Cabbage dinner, lots of beers on tap, with bagpipes as well!
The Burren @ Davis Square – Opening at 6AM to serve full Irish breakfast. Music all day in front and back rooms starting at Noon.
Olde Magoun’s Saloon – Proper glassware and everything! Opens at 11AM. Live music from 4PM on. No cover charge. Open until 1AM.
JJ Foley’s – Sunday brunch from 10AM – 1PM in time for the Parade. Live music along with the Guiness and full Irish breakfast.
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